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Super Rugby Round 6 Wrap Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls break their duck, the Reds narrowly miss out, Blues kick into gear and the Sharks and Brumbies march on. Super Rugby delivered its usual healthy dose of intrigue, surprise and excitement in an...

Sharks on the hunt for top spot in the SA conference

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks tackle the Jaguares in Durban on Saturday in their first game since returning from their successful Super Rugby tour of Australasia. The Durban side can top the South African Conference if they...

A Look At What Round 5 of Super Rugby Produced

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 5 of Super Rugby is done and dusted, never failing to produce quality play. The major talking points being the Blues putting a surprising end to the Stormers' winning streak, the Rebels putting one...

Bordeaux sign Semi Radradra's replacement

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Semi Radradra's departure to Premiership side Bristol Bears already confirmed, Bordeaux Begles have today announced the signing of winger Ben Lam on a two-year deal to fill the void left...

Fainga'a hat-trick not enough as Highlanders deny Brumbies late on

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies looked to be heading for victory following a Folau Fainga'a hat-trick, but they were unable to hold off the Highlanders.       Folau Fainga'a scored a hat-trick for the...

New Zealand Round-Up from Round 2 of Super Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders  The Highlanders received a mauling in their season opener from a spirited Sharks team. Having been handed a bye in round one, the men from Dunedin exhibited signs of rustiness. A largely...

McKenzie returns as Gatland looks for a strong finish to his first game in charge of the Chiefs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side first side of the 2020 season which will face the Blues at Eden Park.   The selected twenty-three will see three debutants in Waikato centre Quinn...

All Blacks Sevens win first title in Hamilton

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens extended their record as the most successful team on home soil in the history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series with a 27-5 defeat of France in the HSBC New Zealand Sevens Cup...

Pieter-Steph du Toit claims top SA Rugby award

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pieter-Steph du Toit capped off phenomenal 2019 season when he added the prestigious SA Rugby Player of the Year award to his World Rugby Player of the Year accolade.   Rassie Erasmus and the Springboks...

Wales to return to Japan in 2020

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales will return to Japan in 2020 to kick off their Summer Tour.   Wayne Pivac’s side will return to Japan to face the Brave Blossoms at the end of June before heading further south to New...